Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace [EPUB]

Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace [EPUB]
Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace by Kim Phuc Phan Thi
2017 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781496424297 | 10.51MB

Get out! Run! We must leave this place! They are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now!

These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames―before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing deep into her skin. It’s a moment forever captured, an iconic image that has come to define the horror and violence of the Vietnam War. Kim was left for dead in a morgue; no one expected her to survive the attack. Napalm meant fire, and fire meant death.

Against all odds, Kim lived―but her journey toward healing was only beginning. When the napalm bombs dropped, everything Kim knew and relied on exploded along with them: her home, her country’s freedom, her childhood innocence and happiness. The coming years would be marked by excruciating treatments for her burns and unrelenting physical pain throughout her body, which were constant reminders of that terrible day. Kim survived the pain of her body ablaze, but how could she possibly survive the pain of her devastated soul?

Fire Road is the true story of how she found the answer in a God who suffered Himself; a Savior who truly understood and cared about the depths of her pain. Fire Road is a story of horror and hope, a harrowing tale of a life changed in an instant―and the power and resilience that can only be found in the power of God’s mercy and love.

Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life [EPUB]

Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life [EPUB]
Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life by Samantha Ellis
2017 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781784740214 | 2.09MB

Anne Brontė is the forgotten Brontė sister, overshadowed by her older siblings -- virtuous, successful Charlotte, free-spirited Emily and dissolute Branwell. Tragic, virginal, sweet, stoic, selfless, Anne. The less talented Brontė, the other Brontė.

Or that's what Samantha Ellis, a life-long Emily and Wuthering Heights devotee, had always thought. Until, that is, she started questioning that devotion and, in looking more closely at Emily and Charlotte, found herself confronted by Anne instead.

Take Courage is Samantha's personal, poignant and surprising journey into the life and work of a woman sidelined by history. A brave, strongly feminist writer well ahead of her time -- and her more celebrated siblings -- and who has much to teach us today about how to find our way in the world.

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America [EPUB]

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America [EPUB]
Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America (ABC) edited by Larry Smith
2017 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781368008389 | 14.63MB

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat marries the phenomenon of Larry Smith's successful Six-Word Memoirs with ABC and 20th Century Fox Television's hit comedy Fresh Off the Boat.

The book captures hundreds of takes on the immigration experience, from every-day people as well as world-famous celebrities including Aziz Ansari, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Julianne Moore, Mario Batali, George Takei, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Billy Collins, Junot D az, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. This book will have you thinking in sixes and challenging others to share six words about their lives.

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